Meaning of RESPONSE in English


noun Etymology: Middle English & Latin; Middle English respounce, from Anglo-French respuns, respounce, from Latin responsum reply, from neuter of responsus, past participle of respondēre Date: 14th century an act of responding, something constituting a reply or a reaction: as, a verse, phrase, or word sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant in a liturgical service, the activity or inhibition of previous activity of an organism or any of its parts resulting from stimulation, the output of a transducer or detecting device resulting from a given input, see: answer

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